Skip to main content

The Manual may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.

Doxa’s Sub 200T watch is a new, smaller version of the Classic 300 design

Doxa introduces smaller version of Sub 300

Doxa Sub 200T series

Doxa watches aren’t exactly the word on the tip of anyone’s tongue when they think of their favorite brands; however, they have developed their own community, and some might dub them a cult following. The brand recently unveiled its latest Doxa watch, the Sub 200T which has sent a lightning strike through the hearts of fans, as it’s unmistakably more compact than the iconic 300T and 600T models. The lack of smaller options has always been a common complaint among fans of the brand, and with consumer behavior veering more and more in this direction, it’s no surprise that the latest iteration is just 39mm. The iconic design of the Classic 300 has been shrunk down to something more compact, sleek, and contemporary.

The new Doxa Sub 200T has a color for every taste

Doxa Sub 200T in green against crystal

On top of that, the kaleidoscope of color options available from Doxa watches will surely satisfy every taste, from those who like bright and sporty models to those who prefer something a little more classic and subdued. The dial features a sunray-finished design with a luminous sunburst effect, and it comes with two strap options: a stainless steel bracelet with a “beads of rice” design and an FKM rubber strap that comes with folding clasps and ratcheting wetsuit extensions.

For anyone who doesn’t know about Doxa watches, they’re big on colors (as if you couldn’t tell from the myriad options of this new Sub 200T watch.) Each color is assigned its own specific name, with choices including Professional (orange), Sharkhunter (black), and Searambler (silver.) They’ve recently added another color to the mix called Sea Emerald, a darkish green. On top of that, each color comes in a “sunray” version that has a sparkling dial, which means there are a mind-boggling 13 color options for the new Doxa Sub 200T. If you can’t find a color you like in all of those, we don’t know what to tell you.

Technical specifications

Doxa Sub 200T black lifestyle photo

The aesthetics are all good, but what about the technical aspects of this new Doxa watch? Within its smaller exterior is a Swiss mechanical automatic movement with a substantial power reserve of 38 hours. Its stainless steel case is 39mm x 41mm, and water resistance is a satisfactory 200 meters. Adding to this is the unidirectional rotating bezel complete with the US Navy no-decompression limit table, proving Doxa is not only committed to aesthetics but diver safety as well. As for the outside specs, it features a date display at 3 o’clock, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal anti-reflective coating, and Super-Luminova coating for low-light environments.

What is the price tag, and what do we think?

Doxa Sub 200T orange dial

The Doxa Sub 200T comes with a price tag of $1,550 for a rubber strap and $1,590 for the steel “beads of rice” bracelet, and it’s already available on the Doxa website.

This new Doxa offering is certainly intriguing, as it’s basically a more compact version of the iconic Sub 300. What more can you want? Especially with the smaller price tag. Even if you have a soft spot for the Doxa Sub 300, the new Sub 200T is a game-changer. Doxa basically took the best of both worlds (the Sub 200 and Sub 300) and molded it into the perfectly-sized counterpart to the 42.5mm Sub 300 we’re so used to.

Editors' Recommendations

Sarah Veldman
Sarah has been a freelance writer for over 7 years now, having started while she was living out of a suitcase and traveling…
Every new Patek Philippe watch you need to know about
Check out Patek Philippe's Newest Releases
Patek Philippe on wrist

The watch world is rich with history. With brands like Rolex, Omega, and Tudor coming out of Switzerland, it is easy to forget that they all owe a little part of their success to the father brand of all wristwatches, Patek Philippe. Since they created the first Swiss wristwatch for Countess Koscowicz of Hungary in 1868, they have innovated and led the way to create a massive watch industry that chronophiles love.

This year, at Watches and Wonders, they showed again that they are the best in the business by providing a whole slate of timepieces for us to ogle for the coming year. Here are all the watches Patek Philippe dropped in Geneva that you need to know about.
World Time with Date

Read more
You can’t get these SNXS-inspired Seiko watches in the U.S. (yet)
Seiko SNXS is back with 3 new watches
Seiko 5 Sports SNXS Series watches

Throwing it back to the early days of Seiko, the latest edition to the Seiko 5 Sports lineup pays homage to a beloved icon of the brand: the Seiko SNXS. However, this time, it's a modern interpretation, and fans will love it. The SRPK series features the SPRK87 with a blue dial, the SRPK89 in black, and the SRPK91 in ivory. Despite the seemingly basic colors and simple design, these new pieces breathe new life into the original. These new watches are all about the classic Seiko design elements that fans of the brand appreciate, with some modern features like 100-meter water resistance that bring it into this year.
Seiko SNXS has officially returned

Seiko made history in 1963 when they introduced the Sportsmatic 5, Japan's first automatic day-date. The Seiko 5 quickly shot up in popularity as it was crafted with a stainless steel case and bracelet, had water and shock resistance, and featured tons of practical functions while still being affordable. It debuted during the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, meaning it was put on the map globally (pun intended), and by 1966, Seiko 5 exports surpassed the collective output of automatic watches from Switzerland.

Read more
This new Cartier watch tells time backwards
Turn back time with the new Santos
Cartier Rewind on wrist

Wristwatches may be distinctly masculine pieces of hardware now, thanks to some very popular people in pop culture and in our own history adopting them. British super spy James Bond, movie stars, and athletes are the people we look up to who wear watches that catch our eye. Soldiers, cops, firefighters, and first responders wear watches they trust to ensure they can save lives. Pilots and divers created an entire industry around watches specifically designed for their vocations. And the very first pilot's watch was none other than a Cartier watch.

Alberto Santos-Dumont was a pioneer in the flight world and was one of the first people on Earth to achieve air travel. He was a competitor of the Wright Brothers, and, depending on the source, he preceded them in flight. In any case, the French celebrity went to Louis Cartier, another pioneer of his craft, and procured a square timekeeper meant for the wrist. The Cartier Santos Dumont was born. Over a century later, Cartier attended Watches and Wonders and presented the newest in the line of Santos watches, one that reverses time.
The Rewind tells time backwards

Read more